Albania +40,8°C, only 0,2°C from all-time June national record, Greece +42,9°C, North Macedonia +42,4°C on 25.-26. June 2021

The last European countries, where during the first significant Summer 2021 heatwave was anomalously hot, were Albania, Greece and North Macedonia.

All countries hit the hottest weather around Friday – Saturday, 25.-26. June 2021 and mainly in Albania, maximum temperatures were similarly such as across the larger region /, near all-time June temperature records.

In Kucova, Albania, the maximum temperature on Friday, 25. June reached +40,8°C, which is only 0,2°C lower temperature such as the all-time national record for June.

In North Macedonia was according to updated information hot +42,4°C in Gevgelija only one day later, on Saturday, 26. June 2021.

Lamia, Greece, on 26. June 2021 reported +42,9°C although locally it should be near sirocco more, around +46°C.

The second heatwave will be in the region peaking around Wednesday – Thursday, 30. June – 1. July 2021, with temperatures up to +44°C on GFS outputs and the possibility of +46°C temperatures very rarely near sirocco in Italy and Greece.

Some forecasts for Italy again expect anomalous +48°C for southern parts of the country /mentioned in this article:

Situation will be on Mkweather carefully watched and we will bring a fresh news soon.


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